Loudon Township, Fayette County, Illinois

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Loudon Township
Township
Location in Fayette County
Location in Fayette County
Fayette County's location in Illinois
Fayette County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°08′26″N 88°52′19″W / 39.14056°N 88.87194°W / 39.14056; -88.87194Coordinates: 39°08′26″N 88°52′19″W / 39.14056°N 88.87194°W / 39.14056; -88.87194
Country United States
State Illinois
County Fayette
Established November 9, 1859
Area
 • Total 59.83 sq mi (155.0 km2)
 • Land 59.79 sq mi (154.9 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.07%
Elevation 600 ft (183 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 954
 • Density 16/sq mi (6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62080, 62411, 62414, 62418, 62458
GNIS feature ID 0429283

Loudon Township is one of twenty townships in Fayette County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 954 and it contained 418 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 59.83 square miles (155.0 km2), of which 59.79 square miles (154.9 km2) (or 99.93%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.07%) is water.[1]

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Greenland
  • Magnolia Corner
  • Post Oak
  • Wrights Corner
  • Bob Doane

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these nine cemeteries: Bob Doan, Dial, Dunkard, Mount Moriah, Post Oak, Ranson, Rhodes Family, Rogers and Spring Hill.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Beecher City Community Unit School District 20
  • Brownstown Community Unit School District 201
  • Cowden-Herrick Community Unit School District 3a
  • Ramsey Community Unit School District 204
  • St Elmo Community Unit School District 202

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 

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